Benedick Monty hadn't been happy, exactly, since Mother died. But there were times, after they moved here...when Lucy had laughed at his jokes and agreed that they should get lots of pets, for example.
Getting in a spat with a half-crazed Capp girl at a funeral had been a big deal back then.
Now he was pondering why he was supposed to be sad for his grandfather, since Patrizio had managed the impressive feat of living long enough to die of old age. He wasn't going to let it stop him from playing catch with a jogby, even if he had to hide.
Have Mansions & Gardens without Apartment Life and can't find the University espresso bar? You're not the only one! I claim whatever dubious bragging rights there are for proving this is yet another M&G-without-AL bug.
Random Newson's big sister took her downtown to Lily's House of Transformation to get her a new look with which to start at Down Town Academy, the private school. Alma's still browsing hair products, so Random goes outside and cooks some hamburgers, hoping some pretty girl will walk by and notice how great she looks.
Otto Iana didn't get a birthday party because his mom gave birth to twins instead. He maintains his sanity any way he can.
What's this, Natasha? Voluntary yardwork in the middle of the night?
Oh, I see! Carry on - I'm sure your homework will do itself.
Otto Iana didn't get a birthday party. When his mother had twins, he called Tio Lisandro's house, and a friend of his late grandparents dropped in, and that was as close as he got.
Otto's next-door neighbor, JJ Ruben, did get a birthday party, which Otto attended. He knows he should be flattered when JJ's big sister Martine pays attention to him; but he'd rather attract that dreamy Swainson Hawkins's attention.
Stephen Casa tries to hang loose after getting his girlfriend Pearl to go steady. She's already beginning to feel how much more mature she is than him.
Tri Ku checks his new look in the mirror, and approves. He's been following his stepdad's lead for too long.